After completing her Bachelor of Human Justice from the University of Regina on Treaty 4 territory, Sarah Cibart (she/her) is excited to be joining Simon Fraser University as a Master's thesis student. Sarah's currently delving into research on the evolution of unions in Canada and their role in human rights advocacy- particularly for queer, trans, and Two-Spirit workers. Previous research of Sarah's includes the impact of domestic violence in the workplace (Canadian Labour Congress, Ottawa, 2015), public policy and human rights (Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly, 2017), and aspiring allyship education and development (Saskatchewan Federation of Labour & Canadian Labour Congress Union Education Schools, 2016-2018).
In addition to her research, Sarah is working with the YWCA Metro Vancouver Youth Education program as a coordinator for grade 7 youth on supporting the development of social and emotional intelligence, and wading through the world of gender empowerment. She has a passion for the role of community building through summer camps and has been involved in leading the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour human rights camp, Camp fYrefly, and CampOUT. Sarah loves story telling and can often be spotted around Vancouver listening to live music, jamming on her fiddle, and drinking multiple cups of coffee.